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Introduction to Saint Thomas Aquinas, Ed., with an Introd. by Anton C. Pegis Characters & Character Analysis

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Important People

Thomas Aquinas

This is one of the greatest of Catholic thinkers who left a legacy not only of his direct work, but also through lengthy writings. He is not the subject of the book. Rather, God and the effort to come to terms with the ancient Grecian pagan philosophers Plato and Aristotle was a major task of his writings. He is endeavoring to clearly understand the nature of God, without avoiding some of the more challenging philosophical questions. He shows that he was well educated within the strictures of the Church tradition of his time and place. This shows through his writing's engagement with some other prominent figures such as Dionysius and the Sainted North African Augustine. He lived from 1225 until at least 1279. He was born in Italy and was educated at a 'boarding school' in the sense that it was a monastery with a school included. Thomas...

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